Frequently Asked Questions
We noticed you just "launched". Have you just started working as a full-time wedding photographer?
Yes. We're both freshly out of high school and experimenting with our new toy cameras.
For five years, Mehdi photographed through Mehdi Nowroozi Wedding Photography. In July 2017, Alica joined as an assistant, and we realized how when two brains with a similar passion joined together, they made magic happen. We started quickly growing, to the point that we decided to redesign our website, change the name, and after many phone calls brainstorming, we ended up with a complete rebrand and expand. We hope you love our new Here & Vow as much as we do!
How do you get to the wedding?
We take a jet plane.
What happens if our assigned photographer falls ill, and/or can not make it to our wedding for any reason?
Side Note: If you know us, you know that we decided to add in this FAQ due to Mehdi's recent back injury he got from cliff jumping.
In all seriousness, this is an issue that can easily happen at any time. It is also one of the major reasons why we decided to expand into Here & Vow Studio. We have a team of photographers, videographers and editors who are consistent with Here & Vow's artistic style who each get assigned to a wedding. If the assigned photographer or videographer can't make it to the wedding, we would have another member from our team take over. We would let the couple and/or wedding coordinator know.
Are you available for travel/destination weddings?
No, we must be close enough to home so that Mehdi can check on his cat.
Yes! We absolutely are.
What should we do if your prices are out of our budget?
Well, Mehdi must afford cat food for said cat so, sucks for you.
We completely understand if our prices are out of your budget. In this situation, we suggest that you let us know, and we can set up a phone call to discuss pricing. Our packages and Bundles are easily customizable in terms of hours or number of photos delivered. Mehdi does love his cat, but y'all can definitely have a chat.
Do you work with an assistant or second photographer?
No, we are a team of highly qualified ninjas, who are mostly secretive other than the fact that we publicly shoot weddings.
Whether or not there is more than one of us shooting the wedding depends entirely on the logistics of it! (i.e. when the bride and groom's getting ready locations are separate!) This is why it is recommended to book a meeting with us, to assess the needs of your wedding!
Can we purchase the RAW image files and video footage?
At Here & Vow Studio, we grow and raise all of our raw footage and cook before delivering, so to avoid possible risk of Photo-nella, you should let us prepare it.
The file format RAW contain all data recorded by the sensor. This means the image is very large, making it difficult for us to deliver them all. Our bundles include a certain amount of deliverables however, at an additional cost, we can provide more edited images. If this is something you are interested in, simply send us an email and we can set up a phone call to chat about the details!
In terms of raw video footage, our Bundle #2 includes a 1-2 hour long cut which includes the majority of the usable raw footage from the wedding!
Will you personally be editing our photos?
No, that’s where you come in.
The lead photographer who is assigned to shoot the wedding will take artistic control over editing and post-processing.
Do we need to provide you with a meal for the wedding day?
No, we are birds that actually regurgitate our food and eat again to prevent ourselves from being hungry.
How long after the wedding day until we receive the photographs?
We send about 5-10 previews within a week after the wedding! The rest of the deliverables will be ready 6 to 8 weeks after!
Do you have any other services?
I can do house work when I’m there. Mothers love to pass me the vacuum while the bride takes selfies with my camera.
We do photography and videography for families, engagements, maternity, you name it! If you like our work, send over an email or give us a call and we can work something out!